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Passport Agencies Closed December 26

December 18, 2014

All Department of State passport agencies will be closed on Friday, December 26. Local passport acceptance facilities, however, may be open. Please check our “Where to Apply” page to find acceptance facility hours and locations. For life or death travel emergencies only, please call (202) 647-4000. READ MORE

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